Claire Rounkles

CLAIRE ROUNKLES is a doctoral student studying media history at the Missouri School of Journalism. Her research interests include the Black press, media coverage of lynching, First Amendment legal history, visual communication, race and critical/cultural studies. Before starting the Ph.D. program, she earned her master’s degree (2020) from Ohio University E.W. Scripps School of Journalism … Continued

LaRissa Lawrie

LARISSA LAWRIE is a doctoral student at the Missouri School of Journalism with a focus on emerging media and fake news with an emphasis on media effects. The common thread of her research is information and technology. LaRissa is particularly interested in questions of how technology influences perceptions of moral principles, ideology, truth and fact, … Continued

Cory MacNeil

I arrived at the University of Missouri at the close of a 20-year career in the U.S. Army having turned down a promotion to sergeant major and a signing bonus so that I could attend the doctoral program at the School of Journalism. I made that strategic decision as I saw a unique opportunity to … Continued

Indah Setiawati

Indah Setiawati’s research area focuses on media sociology. She is interested in journalists’ occupation from the labor perspective, gender, identities, and journalistic autonomy. She investigated job satisfaction and voluntary turnover among millennial English-language journalists in Indonesia for her master’s thesis. Her research interests also include female journalists’ work-life balance, new business models in journalism, and … Continued